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Sanwo-Olu pledges to revitalise agric sector

Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State on Friday pledged to revitalise the agriculture sector in the state toward boosting food production. Sanwo-Olu made the pledge during the inspection of the Songhai Model of the Agricultural Youth Empowerment Scheme (AGRIC YES)…

ICPC probes LUTH CMD for ‘reckless spending, fund diversion’

The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission says it is investigating the Chief Medical Director of the Lagos University Teaching Hospital, Idi-Araba, Prof. Chris Bode. The spokesperson for the ICPC, Mrs. Azuka Ogugua, confirmed the investigation but said…

Fuel scarcity looms in Lagos, its environs as tanker drivers begin strike Monday

Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers (NUPENG), Friday directed members of the Petroleum Tanker Drivers (PTD) in Lagos zone, to shut fuel distribution in and its environs over take-over access roads to tank farms and fuel depots by…

Robin van Persie returns to Feyenoord as coach

Former Arsenal and Manchester United striker Robin van Persie has returned to boyhood club Feyenoord as a coach. Van Persie, 37, had a final season as a player with the Dutch side in 2018-19 and will now work under manager…

Osimhen: I want to emulate Maradona at Napoli

Striker Victor Osimhen hopes to make history with his new Italian club, Napoli, like South American legends Diego Maradona, Gonzalo Higuain and Edinson Cavani did at the club, Saturday PUNCH reports. Osimhen, 21, joined Napoli on a five-year contract with…

Ronaldo scores twice but Juventus knocked out by Lyon

Lyon survived a Cristiano Ronaldo-inspired comeback from Juventus to hang on and book a Champions League quarter-final against Manchester City. Leading 1-0 from February’s first leg, the French side were handed a soft early penalty which Memphis Depay converted in…

Liverpool dominate nominees for Premier League season awards

Liverpool dominate the nominations for the Premier League Player of the Season, Young Player of the Season and Manager of the Season awards for 2019-20. Football Writers’ Association Footballer of the Year Jordan Henderson, along with team-mates Trent Alexander-Arnold and…

Man City beat Real in Champions League

Manchester City finished off the job they started back in February by deservedly overcoming Real Madrid to reach the Champions League quarter-finals. Pep Guardiola’s side will now face Lyon in the one-game knockout format in Lisbon after inflicting Zinedine Zidane’s…

Harvey Weinstein hit with yet another sexual assault suit

Harvey Weinstein was hit with a new lawsuit Friday by a woman who says he sexually assaulted her at film festivals in France and Canada. The accuser, who filed the Manhattan federal suit under the pseudonym Jane Doe, claims the…

Cameron Diaz reveals why she quit acting

Cameron Diaz quit acting five years ago and she couldn’t be more at “peace.” During Wednesday’s “In goop Health: The Sessions” with Gwyneth Paltrow, the Charlie’s Angels star said Hollywood’s intensity was a major factor in her decision to step…

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